texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
RYS Ministry, jtmac77, hslack, Garret288, RAY BOBBER
113760 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 97,073
hopalong 89,707
Pilothawk 80,175
John175☮ 77,777
JDavis7873 67,400
Bigbob_FTW 67,130
Derek 🐝 64,934
Mark Perry 60,718
Tritonman 58,986
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums62
Topics780,476
Posts9,903,442
Members113,760
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE #10605728 02/09/15 08:31 PM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 904
W
Walker_wilson13 Offline OP
Pro Angler
OP Offline
Pro Angler
W
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 904
Just ordered stuff to tie crappie jigs, and wanted to tie some for bluegill, is they key just down sizing everything? Would like to see some people examples of they have any of what a good bluegill jig looks like.


Walker Wilson
2011 Ranger Z520 Comanche
YouTube Channel: https://m.youtube.com/user/wcjghunters
Instagram: Walkerwilson13
Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Walker_wilson13] #10606000 02/09/15 10:29 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 14,308
K
Ketchn Offline
TFF Guru
Offline
TFF Guru
K
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 14,308
I would tie up no heavier than 1/32 with a number 6
but what you will slay them with will most likely be a 1/48 number 8
or a 1/64 number ten
earthworm colors work well for sure thumb

Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Ketchn] #10606017 02/09/15 10:36 PM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 904
W
Walker_wilson13 Offline OP
Pro Angler
OP Offline
Pro Angler
W
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 904
Well that's a good start, thanks a ton Ketchn!

Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Ketchn] #10606197 02/10/15 12:12 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 55,892
banker-always fishing Online Content
Super Freak
Online Content
Super Freak
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 55,892
Originally Posted By: Ketchn
I would tie up no heavier than 1/32 with a number 6
but what you will slay them with will most likely be a 1/48 number 8
or a 1/64 number ten
earthworm colors work well for sure thumb





Plus #1 on the earth worm colors for the Sunfish! cheers


[Linked Image][Linked Image]

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Sinner's Prayer. God forgive me a sinner. I accept Jesus Christ as my Savior !
Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Walker_wilson13] #10606238 02/10/15 12:30 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,291
J
jagg Offline
TFF Team Angler
Offline
TFF Team Angler
J
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,291
I agree. Tie a couple 1/32, but like Ketchn said, 1/48 and 1/64 jigs will get bit more consistently. The color depends on the ties. Browns and greens are fine for 1/32 jigs that will be fished on the bottom. I like whites, blues and purples for minnow type jigs with a bit longer tail. Whites and black hackles around the neck with somewhat sparse ties are great when you have hatches on the surface or evening surface action. Not to mention the different terrestrial patterns there are out there.


Bless the Lord, O my soul,
and all that is within me,
bless His Holy Name!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBzsXYK-44H5uEUe3WXjmLg
Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Walker_wilson13] #10615573 02/13/15 04:46 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 4,870
M
moonriver Offline
TFF Team Angler
Offline
TFF Team Angler
M
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 4,870
Go small, #8, or #10 hook.


Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Walker_wilson13] #10616022 02/13/15 02:26 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 14,308
K
Ketchn Offline
TFF Guru
Offline
TFF Guru
K
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 14,308
and to be sure they like jigs from time to time ....
tied up with something on the hook er not .....
I ketched me a fat lil warmouth last night on a bare 1/32 oz red ball head jig btw eeks
was changing plastics when it took it at my feet dangling in the water OMG
something small with red orange pink brown etc etc will get the job dun thumb

Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: Ketchn] #10616112 02/13/15 02:57 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,531
B
BigDave1 Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
B
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,531
I use 1/32 oz with #8 sickle hook.

Re: Tying bluegill jigs.. ADVICE [Re: banker-always fishing] #10617926 02/14/15 05:00 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,513
A
ACAMS Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
A
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,513
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Originally Posted By: Ketchn
I would tie up no heavier than 1/32 with a number 6
but what you will slay them with will most likely be a 1/48 number 8
or a 1/64 number ten
earthworm colors work well for sure thumb





Plus #1 on the earth worm colors for the Sunfish! cheers



Purple is another good color, and solid black.


><\\\(º>___><\\\(º> http://myfolderz.com/Jigs/Jigs.php_<º)///><___<º)///><


Free image uploader for TFF members: http://myfolderz.com/TFF/pics.php
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3